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Young Sheldon: Season 1 (2017-2018)

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Critic Consensus: Young Sheldon's appealing cast and relatable themes bring a fresh -- and overall enjoyable -- perspective to its central character's familiar story.

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Series 1 of the spin-off of "The Big Bang Theory" follows 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper as he grows up in East Texas and attends high school.

Cast

Iain Armitage
as Young Sheldon Cooper
Lance Barber
as George Sr.
Jim Parsons
as Sheldon Cooper
Valerie Mahaffey
as Ms. Macelroy
Matt Hobby
as Pastor Jeff
Wyatt McClure
as Billy Sparks
Brian Stepanek
as Mr. Givens
Danielle Pinnock
as Ms. Ingram
Doc Farrow
as Assistant Coach Wilkins
Rex Linn
as Principal Petersen
Vernee Watson-Johnson
as Nurse Robinson
Dave Florek
as Dr. Eberland
Sharon Ferguson
as Madam Laveau
Sarah Baker
as Ms. Hutchins
Melissa Tang
as Ms. Fenley
Jason Kravits
as Dr. Hodges
John Hartman
as Dr. Goetsch
Nick Carson
as Pat Culpepper
Scott Peat
as Gerome
Karly Rothenberg
as Mrs. Veazey
Billy Gardell
as Herschel Sparks
Pam Cook
as Diane
Richard Kind
as Ira Rosenbloom
Julie Hagerty
as Ms. Hutchins
Cooper North
as Student
Brielle Barbusca
as Cheerleader
Paul Yen
as Le Nguyen
Isaac Faulkner
as Party Guy
Katherine Von Till
as Local Newscaster
Vyvy Nguyen
as Trang Nguyen
Marcia Ann Burrs
as Woman at Church
Monica García
as Coughing Teacher
James Sklena
as Detention Student #1
Christopher Griffin
as Detention Student #2
Stone Eisenmann
as Detention Student #3
Hannah Eisenmann
as Detention Student #4
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Critic Reviews for Young Sheldon: Season 1

All Critics (37) | Top Critics (17)

Young Sheldon ends up having a mind of its own, even if it's a prequel to a long-established hit.

September 22, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Little Sheldon is an easily anxious fellow who tattles and condescends. He'd be a turnoff except that the charming young star and Parsons' narration confer great appeal.

September 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Young Sheldon is surprising for all the right reasons; so much so, it's hard to tell exactly where it will go next.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What's funny in Sheldon/adult is grating in Sheldon/child.

September 24, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

But for those who can handle a smattering of schmaltz with their diet of sitcom, the laugh count should more than compensate.

February 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

... a moving and even motivational series. [Full review in Spanish]

November 29, 2017 | Full Review…

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